Copyright & Intellectual Property Policy
Last updated: 3/29/2021
Crowdcast, Inc. (“Crowdcast”) respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same.
It is Crowdcast’s policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are repeatedly charged with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, Crowdcast will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using the Crowdcast website (the “Sites”) that are reported to Crowdcast’s Designated Copyright Agent, identified in the sample notice below.
If you are a copyright owner, or are authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the Sites by completing the following DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement and delivering it to Crowdcast’s Designated Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of the Notice as described below, Crowdcast will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged material from the Sites.
DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (“Notice”)
Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or - if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice - you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
Identify the material that you claim is infringing (or to be the subject of infringing activity) and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site(s) where such material may be found.
Provide your mailing address, telephone number, and, if available, email address.
Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:
Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.
Deliver this Notice, with all items completed, to Crowdcast’s Designated Copyright Agent:
Copyright Agent c/o Crowdcast, Inc.
Oakland, CA 94612
If you are a trademark owner and you believe your trademark (the “Mark”) being used on the Site by a user in a way that constitutes trademark infringement, please note that Crowdcast is not in a position to mediate trademark disputes between users and trademark owners. Because of this, we strongly encourage trademark owners to resolve their disputes directly with the user who posted the content in question.
If you are unable to resolve your dispute directly, and you believe that the Mark is being used on the Site by a user in a way that constitutes trademark infringement, please provide Crowdcast’s Designated Copyright Agent (specified above) with the following information:
Upon receipt of a notification of claimed trademark infringement as described above, Crowdcast will seek to confirm the existence of the Mark on the Sites, notify the registered user who posted the content including the Mark, and take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including temporary or permanent removal of the Mark from the Sites.
If you believe that some other IP right of yours is being infringed by a user, please provide Crowdcast’s Designated Copyright Agent (specified above) with the following information:
Upon receipt of notice as described above, Crowdcast will seek to confirm the existence of the IP on the Sites, notify the user who posted the content including the IP, and take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including temporary or permanent removal of the IP from the Sites.